Howard "Leverne" Snider, 55

Howard “Levern” Snider, 55, of Overton, died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at his home in Overton, following a courageous battle with cancer.Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church in Lexington with Pastor Rex Adams officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Purdum Cemetery at Purdum.Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation. Please forward online condolences to the family through: was born Oct. 22, 1956, in Broken Bow, to Howard and Ida Mae (Swisher) Snider. The family moved to Overton in 1969. He spent his working years at alfalfa mills, working construction and feedlots.His health forced him to retire.Levern loved to fish, hunt, trap, raise animals, such as chickens, ducks, turkeys, pigeons, and he loved all dogs.Levern is survived by three sisters, Ruth (Jim) Bebb of Overton, Nancy (Ron) Borgmann of Bertrand, and Wanda Snider of Overton; four nieces, Christina Frazey, Mandy (Kevin) Converse, Phoebe Harriman and Brandie Borgmann; five nephews, Evan (Annie) Bebb, Corey Snider and special friend Courtney Schmuecker, Justin Snider, Brice Borgmann and Darin (Kelly) Snider; 13 great -nieces and nephews, Tanner, Rebecca, Bradly and Lily Bebb, Nicholas and Savannah Snider, Isabelle and Trevor Borgmann, Sabrina, Garrett, Zachary and Kaylee Converse, Abrie Schmuecker; three children, Jeramy, Brooklyn (Robert) Walker of Oconto, Lacey Fisher of Kearney, and one grandson, Thomas Jackson.Levern was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents, Howard and Ida Mae Snider; one nephew, Aaron Snider; one great-nephew, Adrian Harriman; aunts, uncles and cousins.